MIDIBrute Lets You Control MiniBrute, MicroBrute From iOS

midibrute-wideKai Aras has introduced MIDIBrute – an unofficial iOS companion app for the Arturia MiniBrute and MicroBrute synthesizers.

MIDIBrute lets you configure your keyboard’s software-only features from an iOS device.

According to the developer, MIDIBrute is especially useful when using an iOS Device together with your music equipment without a Mac or PC on hand, to quickly change your Arturia Brute synthesizer’s settings. Continue reading

monstrumFett Patch Editor For The Waldorf Streichfett

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This has been out a while, but may be of interest for owners of the Waldorf Streichfett synthesizer.

monstrumFett 1.0 is a software editor that gives you control over every parameter on the Streichfett, in addition to a few only accessible via MIDI.

It works standalone and as a plugin for your DAW, on both Mac OS X and Windows.  Continue reading

iPad Patch Editor For The Theremini, Theremidi, Now In Beta

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Developer Kai Aras has introduced Theremidi, an iPad patch editor and realtime controller for the Moog Theremini. It’s now in beta.

Theremidi offers three key functions:

  • Controller – Realtime control over all available MIDI commands and parameters.
  • Patch Editor – Create new patches or customize existing ones.
  • Library – Store your favorite patches directly on your Theremini while keeping your entire library on your iPad.

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Patch Morpher Updated With Enhanced Patch Generator, More Synths

Jazzman Ltd is back with an update to its Patch Morpher app, which works as a patch generator, editor, librarian and an interactive performance tool for synthesizers.

Patch Morpher 2 introduces some major new features. In addition to the four new synths supported, it includes some powerful enhancements to the patch generator, which give the user a lot more control.

Richard Meyer, developer of Patch Morpher, says, “Users can also now ‘morph’ each section independently: pitch, tone, filter, envelopes, effects, etc. Combined with the ‘Nearest’ option in the Patch Generator, it now possible to copy entire parameter sections form your favorite patches to mix and match how you please.” Continue reading

J74 Volca Control – Software Editors & Control Surfaces For The Korg Volca Series

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Developer Fabrizio.Poce has released J74 Volca Control – an $8 package that provides you with three editors and control surfaces for each of the members of the Korg Volca series: the Volca Keys, Volca Bass and Volca Beats.

The tools let you control, store and modulate all Volca native MIDI parameters, while adding a bunch of new features for synthesis and performance, such as: filter KeyTracking (both VKeys and VBass), Chorus-like effects (VKeys), additional tempo sync LFO (VKeys), Pitch Tuning and modulation modes (VBass), 3x note Polyphony emulation on VBass, MIDI velocity emulation on VBeats, LFO auto-tuning modulation (VBass and VKeys) and Solo/Mute controls on VBeats.

All devices also offer presets storage (load, save, recall), a X/Y Panel for modulation of two parameters simultaneously and a parameter randomizer. Continue reading

Free iOS App, Patch Morpher, Now Available

PatchMorpher_King_KorgUK developer Richard Meyer and Jazzman Ltd has announced the release of Patch Morpher – a free iOS app which is a  patch generator, editor, librarian and an interactive performance tool for synthesizers

Patch Morpher allows the user to automatically create new patches for the Prophet 12, Prophet 8, Moog Voyager and King Korg synths, along with Mutable Instruments’ Shruthi-1, with developer plans for additional synth compatibility to come.

Here is a walk-through video of the app’s capabilities and operation from Richard Meyer, the app developer: Continue reading